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Past events:

Cushioned from the Blow: A Longitudinal Study of the Wellbeing of Four Orthodox Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020, Orthodox Union’s SPIRIT Initiative, presented by Dr. Michelle Shain.

Processing the 2020 Pew Study of American Jewry, Congregation Shaarei Tefillah and Young Israel of Sharon, May 15, 2021. A discussion between Prof. Sylvia Barak Fishman, Prof. Jonathan Sarna, and Dr. Michelle Shain.

The Orthodox Community Reflects on the Pew Report on Jewish Americans, Orthodox Union, May 20, 2021. A presentation of findings from Pew researchers Dr. Becka Alper and Alan Cooperman, and our panel of five thought leaders discussing the report: Moishe Bane, Dr. Erica Brown, Rabbi Moshe Hauer, Dr. Michelle Shain, and Rabbi David  Zwiebel, moderated by Rabbi Steven Weil.

The Conversation: The New Pew Report on American Jews, Brandeis Hillel, May 13, 2021. A conversation with Dr. Emily Sigalow PhD ’15 and Dr. Michelle Shain ’04, PhD ’16, advisors for the Pew Research Center’s 2020 Survey of US Jews.

Pew 2020 Study of the American Jewish Community: A Socio-Demographic Analysis, Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry, May 12, 2021. A presentation by Dr. Becka Alper and Alan Cooperman (Pew Research Center), followed by responses by Prof. Len Saxe (Brandeis University), Prof. Sergio DellaPergola (the Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Emily Sigalow (UJA-Federation of NY), Dr. Bethamie Horowitz (New York University), Prof. Harriet Hartman (Rowan University) and Dr. Michelle Shain (Orthodox Union). Moderated by Prof. Judit Bokser Liwerant (Universidad Autónoma de México).

OU Live, Episode 011, Orthodox Union, April 6, 2020. Who among us should we be worried for?